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Meaning of odontocete

o•don•to•cete

Pronunciation: (ō-don'tu-sēt"), [key]
— n. Zool.
  1. any whale of the suborder Odontoceti, as dolphins, killer whales, and sperm whales, characterized by an asymmetrical skull, a single blowhole, and rows of teeth, feeding primarily on fish, squid, and crustaceans. Cf.
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